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HEOP Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Students; Receives $9.5 Million in Funding

New York state recently awarded Syracuse University $9.5 million to support both the full-time Higher Education Opportunity Program, housed within the School of Education, and part-time HEOP program in University College, for another five years (2019-2024). The funding will make it possible to continue to offer academic support services, tuition assistance, supplemental financial assistance and...
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Summer Fellowships Help Doctoral Candidates Focus on Finishing Dissertation

50 Syracuse University doctoral candidates were awarded Summer Disseratation Fellowship for summer 2019. Each student received $4,000 in Invest Syracuse funding to help them focus on their dissertations instead of having to work extra hours—away from their research—to support themselves. To apply for the fellowship, doctoral students must be in good standing, have completed all...
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School of Education Welcomes Two inaugural Holmes Scholars

The School of Education has welcomed two new doctoral students from the prestigious AACTE Holmes Scholars program. Tiffany Hamm and Phillandra Smith will pursue their doctoral studies at Syracuse for the next three years while participating in mentorship, leadership, research and policy activities on a national scale through AACTE (the American Association of Colleges for...
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Exploring Education in Kenya

After two decades of teaching, learning, research, and mentoring, the ‘Cuse in Kenya program has evolved into a study abroad course, EDU 400/600 Experiencing Education in Rural and Urban Settings in Kenya. Led by Joanna Masingila, School of Education Dean and Professor, and Jeffery Mangram, Associate Professor of Teaching and Leadership and Provost’s Faculty Fellow,...
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Cleo Hamilton Exemplifies Student Leadership and Commitment

If you ask his friends what makes Cleo Hamilton an outstanding example of Orange spirit, his dedication and determination are two characteristics that stand out. Hamilton is entering his senior year at Syracuse University this fall with one of the highest honors a student can receive, being named a Remembrance Scholar, defying odds along the...
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Sharing a Graduation Story (Nataliya Kolesova G’19)

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud periodically shares stories of Syracuse people on his Orange Friends blog. A recent entry from featured Nataliya Kolesova, who received her master’s degree in teaching and curriculum this past weekend. Nataliya says: I am surprised but very proud that my story serves as an example of continuous determination and enormous...
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Fulbright DAI Semester Concludes with Lessons Learned in the Classroom and Through Cultural Understanding

At the start of the spring 2019 semester, Syracuse temperatures hovered in the single digits, and even hardened locals balked at the brutal cold and wind. For eighteen teachers, newly arrived from nine countries as far away as the Philippines and Senegal, the extreme weather was a novelty that quickly lost its luster. But the...
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InclusiveU Students Continue Advocacy Work for Inclusive Higher Education

Students in Syracuse University’s InclusiveU program spent this year advocating for inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities beginning with a visit to Capitol Hill last fall and ending with a visit to campus from U.S. Representative John Katko. InclusiveU junior Cleo Hamilton, senior Gabby Iannotti and sophomore Ian Coe joined Taishoff Center for...
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2019 Convocation Offers Wise Words to Graduates

The School of Education celebrated its 43rd Annual Convocation on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Manley Field House. 336 degree recipients were recognized, including 137 bachelor’s, 135 master’s, 43 Certificates of Advanced Study, and 21 doctoral degrees. Thirteen InclusiveU students were also recognized for completing certificate programs. In her remarks to the class of 2019,...
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